Risaku Suzuki

Switzerland, Zurich Christophe Guye Galerie

Risaku Suzuki (JP, 1963) is known for his dedicated productions that capture scenes in Kumano, Wakayama Prefecture; one of Japan’s most holy places and also Suzuki’s hometown. One of Japan’s most prominent photographers, Suzuki presents quintessential Japanese subjects, such as snowfall and cherry blossoms, in a manner that is at once timeless and refreshingly new. Suzuki has held exhibitions worldwide and has received many prizes, including the Kimura Ihei Award, the most renowned award in the field of photography in Japan. He currently lives and works in Tokyo.